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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 examination is on a rage! The first day of the examination i.e. 26th of November was a significant one because of the number of aspirants taking the test. It is the second day today and the overwhelming response is still on. We bring you the complete analysis of the 1st    Slot of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 held on 27th of November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam will be held in four shifts on each day . The 1st slot/shift  will begin in the morning at 8: 00 AM. The 2nd slot/shift of IBPS Clerk exam will start at 10:30 AM. There will be one afternoon shift at 1:00 PM. The final shift i. e 4th slot/shift will be conducted in the evening at 3:30 PM. Candidates are advised to reach the venue before time. 

The Slot timings are as follows:

Slot 1- 8:00 AM (Morning Shift)

Slot 2 -10:30 AM(Morning Shift)

Slot 3 -1:00 PM(Afternoon Shift)

Slot 4- 3:30 PM(Evening Shift)

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Before going to the analysis part, let us go through the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100


 

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The entire examination is conducted in four slots. The first slot  will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the entire slot was ModerateThe overall good attempts to cross the boundary of cut- off marks can be 62-66 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 27th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

17-21

Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-21

Moderate

English Language

15-18

Moderate


 

Now, we will move on to the IBPS Clerk Pre section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 18 - 21.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series5

5

Easy - Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy - Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy - Moderate


 

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 17 - 21.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy - Moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy - Moderate

Sitting arrangement

15

Moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy - Moderate



 

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: You can easily clear the cut off marks if you have attempted a number of 15-18.


(ii) Level of difficulty: In terms of difficulty level, this section was of Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy - Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Moderate


Stay connected with our website for further updates on upcoming slots during the day. Till then, Happy learning!

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis: 27th November 2016 (Slot-wise)

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IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

The IBPS Clerk examination is by far among the most popular examinations. Every year, lakhs of aspirants from all walks of life appear for this exam. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016.

Check here IBPS Clerk Prelims - Questions asked on 26 and 27 Nov 2016

Every aspirant waits for the 1st slot analysis as it gives the first glance of the examination. In this article, we bring you the analysis of Shift 1 of “IBPS Clerk Prelims examination” held on 26th and 27th November 2016.

Before going to the analysis part, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

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The examination will be held in four slots. The first slot will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The overall difficulty level of slot 1 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 was Easy- Moderate. The overall good attempts to clear cut- off marks can be 57- 64 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

14- 17

Easy- Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

15- 19

Easy- Moderate

English Language

13- 17

Easy- Moderate


 

Let us take a look at the section- wise analysis:

Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 15- 19 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy

Simplification

15

Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy- Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy- Moderate

 

Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 14- 17 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy- Moderate

Coding and Decoding/ Alphabet

5

Easy

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy- Moderate

Alphanumeric Series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy- Moderate

English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 13- 17 number of questions, you can clear cut- off marks with ease.

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy- Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy

Close Test

10

Moderate

Questions based on Errors

10

Easy- Moderate

Stay tuned for analysis of Slots 2, 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims. Till then, hope for the best!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 4/ Shift 4)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 4/ Shift 4)

The final slot is in! The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 has completed the 4th slot of IBPS Clerk Prelims and the “final curiosity” of the day among the students is to come across the analysis of the Shift 4. The candidates who can clear the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be able to attempt the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. Do you have the confidence that you will be able to clear IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016? If yes, We have brought the analysis for you to figure it out.

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IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 4): Overall Analysis

The Slot 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims of 26th of November 2016 was of Moderate level. If you attempt 64-66 number of questions, it can be considered as an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 4): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

24– 26

Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

25-27

Easy to
Moderate

English Language

16-19

Moderate
to Tough

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Now, it’s the turn for the section- wise analysis of the individual sections:

Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 25-27 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

10

Easy

Simplification

10

Easy

Data Interpretation

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate


 

Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 24-26 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy

Coding and Decoding

Easy

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy

Row arrangement

5

Easy

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

10

Easy

English Language:

(i) Attempts to clear cut- off: When you attempt 16-19 number of questions, it will be very easy for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Moderate to Tough level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Moderate

Close Test

5

Easy to Moderate

Synonyms and Antonyms

2-3

Easy to Moderate

Title of the story

1

Tough

Cloze Test

5

Easy to Moderate

Error Spotting

10 

Moderate to Tough


IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016:

Now, it’s time to have a sneak peak at the expected cut- off marks of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016: Category- wise Cut- off

Category

Cut-off score

SC

33-40

ST

28-35

OBC

39-46

General Category

45-52

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Expected Cut- off Marks of 2016: Section- wise Cut- off


 

Sections

Cut- off score

English

15-19

Quantitative

26-28

Reasoning

19-23

We hope that this article is helpful. Stay tuned with us for more updates and job notifications. Till then, Hope for the best and prepare for the worst!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 3/ Shift 3)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 3/ Shift 3)

The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination has successfully completed its 3rd shift of the day. The response till now has been really good and the aspirants are curious are extremely curious to come across the exam analysis. We bring you the analysis of the third shift of IBPS Clerk Prelims examination held on 26th of November 2016.

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IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 3): Overall Analysis

The Slot 3 of IBPS Clerk Prelims of 26th of November 2016 was of Easy-Moderate level. If you attempt 62-67 number of questions, it can be considered as an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 3): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

18-22

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-20

Easy-Moderate

English Language

 16-18

Easy-Moderate

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Let us move to the section- wise analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 held on 26th of November 2016:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt 18-20 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy-moderate 

Simplification

15

Easy-moderate 

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-moderate 

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate 

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt 18-22 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of  Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy-moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy-moderate

Sitting arrangement

15

Easy-moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy-moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy-moderate

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempts to hit the cut- off: When you attempt  16-18 number of questions, you can easily cross the boundary of ‘cut- off marks’


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: The difficulty level of this section was of  Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-moderate

Stay connected for analysis of the last slot i.e. 4th slot/ slot 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam. Till then, Good luck!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 2/ Shift 2)

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam has a good thing going with so many aspirants appearing for the exam. The examination has been scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016. The candidates who will qualify the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be able to sit for the IBPS Mains 2016.

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The second slot is completed and we are here with the second slot analysis of IBPS Clerk Prelims held on 26th of November 2016.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 2): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the Slot 2 held on 26th of November 2016 is of Easy-Moderate levelA decent attempt of 60-65 questions can be an overall good attempt.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 Slot 2): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

19-23

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

 18-21

Easy-Moderate

English Language

16-1​​​​​​8

Easy-Moderate

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It’s high time to have a glance at the section- wise analysis of the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam held on 26th of November 2016 Slot 2):

(A)  Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt  18-21 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.


 

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

5

Easy-moderate

Simplification

15

Easy-moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10

Easy-moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt 19-23 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy-moderate 

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy-moderate 

Sitting arrangement

15

Easy-moderate 

Row arrangement

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy-moderate 

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy-moderate 

(C) English Language:

(i) Good Attempts: If you attempt 16-1​​​​​​8 number of questions, it will be an easy job for you to clear the cut- off.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-moderate

Stay connected for analysis of Slots 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam. Till then, Good luck!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis: 26th November 2016 (Slot 1/ Shift 1)

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The IBPS Clerk examination is one among the ‘highest rated” examinations. The examination is conducted by the “Institute of Banking Personnel” to recruit candidates for clerical cadre. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is scheduled on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016.

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The 1st slot analysis of an examination is always the much awaited one as it gives you the glimpses of pattern and level of questions asked. Hence, we bring you the analysis of Shift 1 of “IBPS Clerk Prelims examination” held on 26th and 27th November 2016.

Before going to the analysis part, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam:

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

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The examination will be held in four slots. The first slot will be from 8:00 AM onwards, the second slot will be from 10: 30 AM, Shift 3 will be from 1:00 PM onwards and the fourth slot will be from 3: 30 PM onwards.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Overall Analysis

The overall difficulty level of slot 1 of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam held on 26th November 2016 was Easy-moderate. The overall good attempts to clear cut- off marks can be 54-60 questions.

IBPS Clerk Prelims – 26th November 2016 (Slot 1): Summary of Analysis

Sections

Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability

 15-17

Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

18-21

Easy-Moderate

English Language

17-20

Easy-Moderate

Let us take a look at the section- wise analysis:

(A) Quantitative Aptitude:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 18-21 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Series

 5

Easy-Moderate

Simplification

15

Easy-Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time and Speed, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Mensuration etc.)

10 

Easy-Moderate

(B) Reasoning Ability:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 15-17 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy - Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Inequality

5

Easy - Moderate

Coding and Decoding

5

Easy - Moderate

Sitting arrangement

5

Easy - Moderate

Alphabetical/ Number series

5

Easy - Moderate

Miscellaneous (Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Ranking etc.)

5

Easy - Moderate

(C) English Language:

(i) Attempt to clear cut off marks: If you have successfully attempted 17-20 number of questions, you will definitely be able to clear the cut off marks.


 

(ii) Level of difficulty: This section was of Easy-Moderate level.

Topic

Number of Questions

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

10

Easy-Moderate

Close Test

10

Easy-Moderate

Error Spotting

10

Easy-Moderate

Stay tuned for analysis of Slots 2, 3 and 4 of IBPS Clerk Prelims. Till then, hope for the best!

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IBPS Clerk 2016 : Exam Day Guidelines & Tips for Prelims and Mains

The IBPS Clerk exam is on the way to hit the exam centres! Students are all engaged in hard- core preparation in a determined mode. The IBPS Clerk examination will be conducted in different phases i.e. a Prelims exam followed by a Mains examination. The IBPS Clerk Prelims is scheduled to be held on 26, 27th November 2016 and 3rd, 4th December 2016. The IBPS Clerk Mains examination will be conducted on 31st December 2016 and 1st January 2017.

The candidates who will be able to qualify in the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will only be eligible to sit for the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. Based on the merit obtained by the candidate, he/ she will be provided provisional allotment in any one of the participating banks. The allotment will most probably be done in the month of April 2017. We, in this article, bring you some of the highly essential exam guidelines to which will take care of your discipline in the exam. The exam guidelines wlll help you to a large extent in the examination:

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Exam Day Guidelines for Prelims and Mains/ Guidelines for Prelims and Mains exam

  • Here are some of the exam guidelines for IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains 2016- 17:
  • Both the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains examination will be held in online mode.
  • Please make sure you carry the admit card/ hall ticket to the exam hall on the day of exam. No candidate will be entertained who is inside the exam hall without an admit card/ a hall ticket.
  • Please make sure that you make a note of your essentials like your Roll Number, Exam Date, Venue and Timings for the examination as given in the IBPS Clerk Admit card/ IBPS Clerk Hall ticket.
  • Start the test when the invigilator instructs you to start. You can see a login window appearing in front of you. You will have to enter your Roll Number and Password in the login window to start with the test.
  • Please try to reach the examination centre before the given time. The candidates arriving late will not be allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Please write your ‘Roll Number’ and ‘Registration Number’ on the photocopy of your photo identity proof.
  • Please carry a valid photo identity proof of yours in original and a photocopy to the exam.
  • Items such as Goggles, Handbag, Hair-pins, hair clips and bands, Belts, Caps, Wrist Watches, Cameras, Jewellery, Eatables, and Bottles etc. are not allowed inside the exam hall.
  • Avoid carrying papers (with text written on it or printed on it), Geometry Box, Calculator, Rough papers or Note Pads, USB drives, Cell Phone, Earphones/ Headphones/ Microphones etc. to the venue. If the invigilators get hold of them, they won’t be returned back to the candidate.
  • Candidates accused of any sorts of malpractice inside the exam hall will be disqualified in the examination.
  • Biometric data will be recorded at the examination venue In the Mains Examination.
  • Please do carry a ball pen along with you to the examination hall.
  • The candidates will be provided with the rough sheet by the invigilator. They will have to hand over the rough sheet after the exam is over.
  • Candidates found misbehaving in the examination hall will be disqualified from giving the exam.
  • Please do remember to paste your recent passport size photograph. Documents like Passport/PAN Card/ Driving License/Voter’s Card/Bank passbook will only be accepted as photo-identity proof. Ration Cards will not be accepted under any circumstances.

We hope that you will find these guidelines for IBPS Clerk 2016 helpful. Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Till then, happy learning!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam Dates and Shift Timings

The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) has released latest notifications for the examination of IBPS Clerk 2016. The examination is scheduled to be held on 26th and 27th November and 3rd and 4th December 2016.

IBPS-CLERK-exam--calender 2016

The candidates who will manage to qualify the Prelims examination will be eligible to sit for the IBPS Clerk Mains examination. Students are curious to get a sense of all the important dates associated with IBPS Clerk and we are here to help you out.

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Let us take a look at the important dates of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Important Dates

Here are some of the important dates of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam 2016/ time table of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016:

S.No.

Events

Important Dates

1

On-line registration -Edit/Modification of Application

22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016

2

Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payment (Online Payment)

22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016

3

Pre-Training Call Letter: Downloads

25.10.2016 to 07.11.2016

4

Conduction of Pre-Exam Training

07.11.2016 to 12.11.2016

5

Preliminary Exam Call Letter: Downloads

18.11.2016 onwards

6

Conduction of Online Examination – Preliminary

26 & 27.11.2016 03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016 (if required)

7

Declaration of Result of Online exam – Preliminary

December 2016

8

Main Examination- Download of Call Letter

December 2016

9

Conduction of Online Examination – Main

31.12.2016 & 01.01.2017

10

Declaration of Result – Main

January 2017

11

Provisional Allotment 

April 2017

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Highlights

  • Examination – IBPS Clerk 2016 (CWE Clerks -6)

  • Conducted by – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, Mumbai

  • Exam mode – Online/ Computer based

  • Total No. of vacancies- 19243

IBPS Clerk Prelims: Shift Timings

The shift timings of the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination on all the dates are as follows:

Days

Dates

Shift Timings

01

26- 11- 16

Shift 1

(8:00 AM)

Shift 2

(10: 30 AM)

Shift 3

(01 :00 PM)

Shift

(03: 30 PM)

02

27- 11- 16

Shift 1

(8:00 AM)

Shift 2

(10: 30 AM)

Shift 3

(01 :00 PM)

Shift

(03: 30 PM)

03

03- 12- 16

Shift 1

(8:00 AM)

Shift 2

(10: 30 AM)

Shift 3

(01 :00 PM)

Shift

(03: 30 PM)

04

04- 12- 16

Shift 1

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2016: Reasoning Preparation Tips and Strategies

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The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is in second position of “Highly rated examinations”. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination is scheduled on 26th, 27th November 2016 and 3rd, 4th December 2016. The candidates who will manage to qualify in the Prelims will be shortlisted to appear the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 examination.
 

Reasoning is the trickiest section of all sections. One of the major concerns of students is how to crack “Reasoning Ability” section as the questions in this section are based on logic. We bring you the perfect tips to prepare for ‘Reasoning Ability” section of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 and crack it.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

Let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016:

Sl.No.

Section

Number of questions

Marks Allocation

Total Duration

1

Reasoning Ability

30

30

1 hour

2

Numerical Ability 

35

35

3

English Language

30

30

 Total

100

100


 


 


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Syllabus

It’s time to look at the syllabus of ‘English Language” to get an idea of the important topics asked in the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam:

Reasoning Ability

(Syllabus and Important topics asked)

Inequalities

Linear and Circular Seating Arrangement

Coding and Decoding

Puzzle Solving

Ranking

Blood Relations

Direction Sense

Input and Output

Syllogism

Data Sufficiency

Logical Reasoning

Alphanumeric Series

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Previous Year’s Marks Distribution (in 2015):

Let us now have a sneak peak at the previous year’s marks distribution:

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Blood relation

2

Ranking Arrangement

2

Coding decoding

2

Miscellaneous Puzzles

4

Circular arrangement

5

Row Arrangement

5

Number/Symbol coding

5

Number arrangement

5

Mathematical inequalities

5

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Expected Marks Distribution in 2016

What can be the expected marks distribution of ‘Reasoning Ability’ in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016? Here is the answer for this:

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Blood relation

3

Ranking Arrangement

1

Coding decoding

2

Miscellaneous Puzzles

3

Circular arrangement

6

Row Arrangement

5

Number/Symbol coding

5

Number arrangement

5

Mathematical inequalities

5

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: How to crack ‘Reasoning’ in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016/ Tips to crack ‘Reasoning’ in IBPS Clerk Prelims

We give you a classification of the topics based on three categories:

  1. Easy to attempt/ Less time consuming topics

  2. Mediocre difficulty level questions

  3. Tough to attempt/ More time consuming topics

Easy to attempt/ Less- time consuming topics

The topics which require less attention and are easy to attempt in the examination are:

  1. Classification/ Odd pair

  2. Series Completion/ Analogy based questions

  3. Direction Sense questions

  4. Number, Ranking & Time Sequence questions

  5. Alphabet Test

Mediocre difficulty level questions

The topics which require medium attention and are in between the easy- tough level in terms of difficulty are:

  1. Syllogisms

  2. Inequalities

  3. Blood Relation Questions

  4. Coding and Decoding

  5. Data Sufficiency

Tough to attempt/More time consuming topics

The topics which require high attention and are relatively tough to attempt in the exam are:

  1. Seating Arrangement questions

  2. Complex Puzzle questions

  3. Floor Puzzle questions

  4. Input Output machine based questions

  • We recommend the candidates to prepare the topics in the following order:

Tough to attempt > Mediocre difficulty level > Easy to attempt

  • Start setting your time management criteria. Try to invest not more than 36- 40 seconds in one question.

  • Try to attend minimum of 15 questions and make sure at least 13 questions are correct. This will maximize your chances of clearing cut- off marks in ‘Reasoning Section’. Try to attend the questions you are sure about and avoid the questions you are not sure about.

  • Go through different sample papers and mock tests which will give brief idea about the questions asked in the exam.

  • Try to practice some short cut tricks which will help you solve questions faster than before with greater accuracy.

  • Follow a standard textbook like “Reasoning by R.D. Sharma” which will have pretty good questions to practice.

  • Be confident about yourself. Self- confidence can be your biggest asset.

We hope that you will definitely clear IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 examination. Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Hope for the best and prepare for the worst!

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2016 : English Language Preparation Tips and Strategies

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The IBPS Clerk examination is the next event in the limelight for all the clerk aspirants. It is the second highly rated exam among all other bank exams after PO exam. The IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be held in 26th, 27th November and 3rd, 4th December 2016. The candidates who will qualify in the IBPS Clerk Prelims examination will be qualified for the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 examination.

One of the major concerns of the aspirants is how to score well in ‘English Language’ section. We will help you out! In this article we will bring you some of the sure- shot tips to crack English in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 examination.

Worried of How to crack English in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016? Here is the perfect strategy for you:

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

First of all, we will take a look at the pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims exam along with the syllabus of English with important topics asked:

Sl.No.

Section

Number of questions

Marks Allocation

Total Duration

1

Reasoning Ability

30

30

1 hour

2

Numerical Ability 

35

35

3

English Language

30

30

 Total

100

100


 

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Syllabus

Let us now take a look at the syllabus of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016:

Sections/Subjects

Topics

General Awareness & Current Affairs

  • Science And Technology

  • Economy and Related Events

  • Important Awards & Honours

  • National And International Events

  • Computer Knowledge and Fundamentals

  • Knowledge on Banking

  • Commission and Organizations

  • Appointments

  • Sports

  • Prominent Personalities

  • Polity

English Language

  • Antonyms

  • Synonyms

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Completion of Sentences

  • Vocabulary

  • Sentence Rearrangement/ Para Jumbles

  • Spotting of errors

  • Gap Fillers/ Cloze Test

  • Grammar Basics

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Decimals And Fractions

  • Questions on Whole Numbers

  • Numbers and Relationship between them

  • Ratio & Proportion

  • HCF & LCM

  • Simplification

  • Profit & Loss

  • Time And Work

  • Percentage

  • Partnership

  • Simple Interest

  • Time And Distance

  • Compound Interest

  • Permutations & Combination’s

  • Number Series

  • Probability

  • Approximate Values

  • Data Interpretation

  • Data Sufficiency

Reasoning

  • Symbols and their relationships

  • Arithmetical computation

  • Decision making

  • Verbal and figure classification

  • Verbal and non-verbal

  • Analytical functions

  • Space visualization

  • Judgment

  • Problem solving

  • Discrimination

  • Arithmetical number series

  • Visual memory

  • Observation

  • Arithmetical reasoning

  • Relationship concepts

  • Differences

  • Analysis

  • Similarities

  • Analogy and related concepts

Computer Awareness

  • Operating and DOS (Disk Operating System)

  • Introduction of Computer and History

  • Computer Device

  • Security Aspects for PC

  • PC and System Software

  • Advanced Technology Regarding Computer

  • MS Excel and MS Word

  • Uses of Computer in various fields

  • Internet Programming Language

  • Computer Network and related concepts

  • E- world

  • Windows OS

IBPS Clerk Prelims English Language 2015 Marks Distribution:

Let us take a look at the marks distribution of IBPS Clerk Prelims examination in 2015:

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension

10

Sentence Improvement

5

Para jumbles

5

Error Spotting

5

Cloze test

5

IBPS Clerk Prelims English Language 2016 Marks Distribution (Expected):

Let us take a look at the marks distribution of IBPS Clerk Prelims examination in 2015:

Name of the topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension

9

Sentence Improvement

6

Para jumbles

4

Error Spotting

6

Cloze test

5

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Preparation tips for English

The topics from which questions will be asked in this section are:

  • Antonyms

  • Synonyms

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Completion of Sentences

  • Vocabulary

  • Sentence Rearrangement/ Para Jumbles

  • Spotting of errors

  • Gap Fillers/ Cloze Test

  • Grammar Basics


 

Those topics can be categorized into two groups:

  1. The topics which require good English

  2. The topics which don’t require good English

a.The topics which don’t require good English:

English is such a section to which if you devote an hour daily, it can be a scoring section in the exam. Some of the topics which require good English skills are as follows:

  • Reading Comprehension- For this topic, develop a habit of reading passages and answering questions based on them. In order to score well in ‘Reading Comprehension” passages, practice reading comprehension questions from sample papers and previous year papers.

  • Gap Fillers/ Cloze Test- Try to understand the theme or approach of the sentence and you can easily fill the gaps in the sentences using simple words.

  • Para jumbles- A healthy practice of para jumbles can make you easily solve para jumble questions in the exam. This topic doesn’t necessarily demand good English.

b.The topics which require good English:

There are a few topics which necessarily need good English. Some of the topics that require good English are:

  • Grammar Basics- The grammar topics require good English skills because if you are sound at English only then you will be able to answer grammar questions. The best book for grammar is “Wren and Martin”

  • Vocabulary- There is no way of developing vocabulary without good English. If you are sound in English, you can very well score in vocabulary. Read articles and newspapers to develop your vocabulary. Follow a standard text book like “Objective General English” by R.D. Sharma.

The above will help you mark your strong and weak areas.

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Tips for English

  • Practice arrangement of sentences: Focus on the sentence arrangement parts as it is extremely vital.

  • Brush up your grammar basics: Grammar is the backbone for any language. There would be questions related to active/passive voice, direct and indirect speeches, use of verbs, tense and other questions. Practice well to score well in this section

  • Read and write: Writing and reading habit will make your English even stronger. Take up any topic, start reading about it and write about it. This practice will make you confident enough to attempt questions in the exam.

  • Revise and practice: Solve mock tests and previous year questions. Revise the concepts to remember what you read and practice.

We hope that this article helps you crack IBPS PO Prelims 2016. For more updates and job notifications, follow us . Till then, happy learning!

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